Lipids
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Ordering:
Indicate on form if patient is fasting. Includes total cholesterol and

triglycerides.
Container(s):
Heparin tube (5 mL lime-top) - Preferred for Inpatients

Serum (gold-top) - Preferred

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Test performed 7 days/24 hours. Results available 2 hours after sample

arrival in laboratory.

Laboratory:
Auto Chemistry (8382-9164)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
Chol Trigs

Fats
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:
Centrifuge sample and transport plasma at 4°C
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
SPRO: Place on MPA (heparin first unless serum first for other tests)

Data Entry Code:
LIP

SydPath Division:
Chemical Pathology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:35:00
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